The Sunshine Boys

by  Neil Simon

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  5m, 2f

"Delicious and oddly affecting." - The New York Times

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The Sunshine Boys

by  Neil Simon

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    Adaptations (Stage & Screen)

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Al and Willie as “Lewis and Clark” were top-billed vaudevillians for over forty years. Now they aren’t even speaking. When CBS requests them for a “History of Comedy” retrospective, a grudging reunion brings the two back together, along with a flood of memories, miseries, and laughs.
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"It's ham on wry [...] Simon's sure footed craftsmanship and his one liners are as exquisitely apt as ever." - New York Post

"Delicious and oddly affecting." - The New York Times

"Another hit for Simon in a shrewdly balanced, splendid and rather touching slice of the show biz life." - New York Daily News

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Neil Simon

American playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon is widely regarded as one of the most successful, prolific and performed playwrights in the world. In addition to Lost In Yonkers, which won a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize, his plays and musicals include Come Blow Your Horn, Little Me, Barefoot in the Park, The Odd Coupl ...

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